1. Google Drive :
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by the Google. It allows the users to store the files and personal data and to share the files. It offers 15 GB free storage space. It was launched by Google in 2012. It is used by almost each and every person which is somehow related to internet. Everyone uses this to store some professional and personal data.
2. Wuala :
Wuala was a file synchronization service, file storage service, file versioning service and backup storage service which was originally provided by Caleido Incorporation but was later owned by Seagate Technology. It was developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin. It was majorly developed using Java. It offered 5 GB free storage space. It was launched in 2008.
Difference between Google Drive and Wuala :
|It is owned by Google LLC.||Originally owned by Caleido Incorporation but was later owned by Seagate Technology.|
|It was launched in 2012.||It was launched in 2008.|
|It offers 15 GB free storage space.||It offered 5 GB free storage space.|
|It was developed by Google.||It was developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin.|
|It does not have referral system for gaining additional free storage space.||Initially it had referral system but later on referral service was suspended.|
|It has the maximum storage size of 30 TB.||Maximum storage size offered was 2 TB.|
|It supports file versioning.||It also supported file versioning.|
|It does not provide ability to trade local disk storage space.||It provided ability to trade local disk storage space against cloud storage.|
|It provides full security of data.||It provided less security of data than Google drive.|
|It is still in use.||This service was suspended in 2015.|
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